Author Ellen Jackson

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COMING SOON!

BEASTLY BABIES
July, 2015

OCTOPUSES ONE-TO-TEN

THE STORY OF STARDUST

CINDER EDNA by Ellen Jackson

Chosen as a "children's favorite" by the children of Seattle.



IT HAPPENS IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST by Ellen Jackson

Everything you ever wanted to know about each month, including weather, animal behavior, plant growth, zodiac signs, birthstones, flowers, and holidays.



IT HAPPENS IN THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER by Ellen Jackson


All about September, including weather, animal behavior, plant growth, zodiac signs, birthstones and flowers, holidays, historic events, famous people born that month, and a story to wrap it all up.

WELCOME!


"This amusing readaloud is made more enjoyable by carefully crafted rhymes that delight both in their simplicity and their cleverness...Marvelously executed and affectionately crafted, this is a standout in the mothers-and-children canon that promises, like its subjects, to age well." Booklist (starred review)

THE MYSTERIOUS UNIVERSE by Ellen Jackson

“Strange as it may seem, 96 percent of the universe seems to be made of two ingredients that no one understands.'” "...a shining addition to the Scientists in the Field series.." Kirkus, (starred review)

"[The book] focuses on viscerally fascinating celestial subjects: supernovae, dark energy, and black holes. These are fairly complex matters, but Jackson’s treatment makes them accessible through reasoned explanations and comparisons, helpful diagrams, and, of course, dazzling photographs of the universe’s most awesome spectacles." Booklist

Ellen and Abby

Hello. I'm Ellen Jackson, and I'm the author of more than 60 books for children. Being an author is the best job in the world. I get to go to work in my pajamas, write for a few hours, then spend time with my dog and husband, who also works at home (the husband, not the dog). Abby (the dog) sleeps under the computer and keeps my toes warm when I’m writing.

My books have won many awards, but the best part of my day is getting a letter from a child who has read and enjoyed something I've written. Reading has always been an important part of my life, and I hope it's an important part of yours.